Posts tagged: Jasmine Rice

Balsamic Chicken Thighs

Submitted by: Darlene P.

Oh, this is so delicious and tender.  My husband can’t wait for me to make it again. If you are serving this with Jasmine rice, cook the rice first. Add a couple pats of butter to the rice when cooking.

Ingredients:

  • 1 LB of Boneless, Skinless Chicken thighs – about eight pieces
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh cillantro, chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of minced green onion
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons of EVOO light olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of Balsamic Vinegar (buy the expensive one, it is better)
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup of Cream Sherry wine.

How to Make it:

  1. In a plastic bag, Mix  the basil, salt, pepper, Sherry, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, minced onion, and balsamic vinegar.
  2. Mix it up, then add chicken to the mixture, be sure to cover the chicken in this sauce and set aside.
  3. Set your Instant Pot to Saute, add the olive oil and saute the minced garlic, stirring frequently.
  4. Set your Instant Pot to the Poultry setting, add the chicken and sauce from bag to the existing olive oil and garlic that is already in there.  Close the lid, and cook for 15 minutes.
  5. When serving, sprinkle the chopped cilantro on top for a tasty treat.
  6. Serve with white Jasmine rice and your favorite vegetable.  Your family will ask for more!

Sorry, I don’t have a photo, We ate it too quickly!

Lemon Chicken Dinner All-in-One

By , March 18, 2012

Submitted by Linda M.
Lemon Chicken Dinner
Ingredients:

  • 2 Chicken breasts
  • 1-2 T. Olive oil
  • 2 T. Flour
  • 1/2 t. Salt
  • 1/2 Lemon, sliced
  • 1 1/2 T. Brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 T. Ketchup
  • 1/2 T. White vinegar
  • 1/2 t. Lemon zest
  • 1/2 Lemon, juiced
  • 1/3 c. Frozen lemonade concentrate

Instructions:

Mix together salt and flour, coat chicken. Pour oil into Instant Pot liner. Arrange lemon slices in single layer in bottom of pot. Place chicken breasts on top of lemon slices and turn pot on ‘saute’. Brown chicken on both sides while singeing lemons into chicken. When done browning, place chicken breasts into stainless steel or ovenproof bowl that fits in Instant Pot. Mix remaining ingredients together to make sauce and pour over chicken. You can discard the lemon slices or use them on top of the chicken dish for presentation. You can add your choice of fresh vegetables to this bowl at this time, if you like, such as green beans, broccoli, asparagus, etc.

Next, in bottom of Instant Pot, with pan drippings, add 1 cup of rinsed, white jasmine rice and 1 1/2 cups of water. Stir and place rack inside of pot and place bowl with chicken, sauce, and vegetables on top of rack. Place lid on Instant Pot with vent in sealing position and press the ‘rice’ button to steam your whole meal. When program is complete, your entire meal is ready.

I’ve included the thermometer reading in the photo so that you could see for yourself that the chicken more than reached proper temperature for poultry even in this short of time.